Who we are

DIKE Trust – Trustee is a Trustee Company that advises small, medium and large companies as well as private individuals on both the set-up and management of Trusts and of Trustee companies, working in several jurisdictions. We were pioneers providing services in the setting up and managing of Trusts registered at the Commercial Registry of the Zona Franca da Madeira. DIKE Trust - Trustee was founded in September 2001 by Francesco Valentini, tax lawyer, founder of DIKE Legal & Business Management, DIKE Trust-Trustee, FAREM and founder of DIKE Advisory.

DIKE Trust – Trustee was born to add a new services and complement the capabilities of DIKE Group.

Our Team

Francesco Valentini

Francesco Valentini, born in Monfalcone (Gorizia) Itália. Law degree on 06/16/1991 at the University of Modena with a score of 105/110. PhD in Administrative Law at the University of Milan. Lawyer in Italy (Modena) since 1998. Researcher at the Lusiada Lisbon university(1998), at the faculty of Law - Law course of the university.

Fernando Gomes

Fernando is the Human Resources Director, with over 30 years of work experience in the areas of personnel and human resources.

Paulo Araújo Ferreira

Law degree and Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association. Senior Partner (Legal) at Dike Advisory and Chief Director of Legal Dept. & Intl.Affairs at FAREM, Head of the legal department of Dike Madeira a Company based in the International Business Centre of Madeira.

Diogo Santos

Diogo graduated from University of York in 2004 with an honors degree in Economics & Finance. He then went on to Université Paris 1 (Sorbonne 1) to do a Diplôme Universitaire in Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance, graduating in 2005.